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Prof. Flavio Almeida Incredible Performance at the Pan 2012

GB San Clemente Jiu-Jitsu Champions Pan 2012

GB San Clemente Jiu-Jitsu Professor brings home 2 gold medals

This past Weekend, Professor Flavio Almeida shined at the 2012 Panamerican Championship bringing back to San Clemente the gold medals for the heavy weight and absolute divisions. San Clemente and Dana Point Jiu-Jitsu students were really excited to cheer for our head instructor and witnessed a breath taking performance.

Profs Felipe Guedes and Flavio Almeida preparing to Compete

Professor Flavio was focusing on his preparation for this tournament for over 2 months and had great help form our students, His brother Ricardo Almeida and Professor Felipe Guedes.

Profs Ricardo and Flavio Almeida getting ready for the Absolute division

On the morning of the tournament, professor posted on his twitter:

“20 years competing in JJ and I am realizing I am Not training to compete. It is the competition that is my training. Glad to go out there again” – @flavioalmeidagb

Practicing the competition phylosophy he preaches every day on class, Flavio demonstrated to a packed arena at the UC Irvine that the Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle is above all things a heartfelt commitment to one’s personal best and a that there are no limits to what can be accomplished as long as you believe in your self.

GB San Clemente Jiu-Jitsu Team Celebrating Pan 2012

Congrats Professor! We are all really proud of you.


GB San Clemente Jiu-Jitsu Team

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